Teacher of Business Studies and Information Computing Technology Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne, Kent

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Full-time Teacher of Business Studies & Information Computing Technology
Starting Date: 1 January 2020 (MPS/UPS)
(Applicants may request to be considered for 0.8 contract)

The successful candidate will be able to teach Business & ICT across the key stages.

The subjects are popular in KS5 and contribute well to examination performance. In KS4 Business has recently been introduced to the curriculum and is proving an attractive option amongst students. At KS5 the Certificate of Financial Studies adds to our curriculum offer, is popular and contributes well to examination success.
Within KS3 the Business & Enterprise scheme is embedded into the school’s calendar and enriches the curriculum experience of all. ICT has proved to be very successful at both KS4 & KS5 and we are eager to formalise our teaching of computing alongside this. Consequently, Computing GCSE is being introduced in KS4 in Year 10.

This is a post for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic teacher. The school is open to employing either an experienced colleague or someone new entering the profession. However you will be committed to achieving high standards in all areas of school life and can show the potential to contribute a great deal to the future development of the subject at Borden Grammar School.

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The successful candidate will be able to teach Business & ICT across the key stages

About Borden Grammar School

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012. The current Headteacher has been in post since September 2013 and under his leadership Borden is committed to: • Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond. The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2013 and November 2016. The inspectors concluded that: • All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
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